Seattle Digital Freelancers
Meeting Notes & Resources
Seattle Digital Freelancers is a community of professional digital marketers, creators, and brand designers who love being self-employed, but are looking for peer support – to help grow their business, to give and get referrals, and to collaborate on projects.
We gather monthly and stay connected through Discord. Contact me if you’d like to join us!
Today we discussed how to build your business by getting the best clients; starting with mindset, and developing a process that works. The conversation didn’t focus on getting new clients as much as getting good clients and the awkward pricing conversation and charging hourly vs. project based. Getting good clients comes down to being able
As a digital freelancer it’s a beautiful thing not to have a traditional ‘boss’ – but going it alone can be challenging. That’s where a supportive community comes in. Today we kept the agenda open so we could talk freely about the issues we’re facing, so we can support each other in discovering our own
What is community marketing? Community marketing comes in many forms. Today we explored how to organically grow your business by connecting people and purpose in support of your mission. Randy lead a discussion on the philosophy of Community Marketing. He described community as ‘synergy from shared experience’ that unites People, Place, and Purpose. Donna talked
How important is a good logo? VERY. Once you’ve done the work of figuring out your brand, it’s time to put together your brand elements, starting with your logo. And it’s not as easy as you might think. Today, Sonya of KB Design showed us her step by step process for creating logos that truly
Your brand isn’t your logo – it’s the promise you make to your customer. Your brand is derived from who you are, who you want to be, and who people perceive you to be. Today’s meeting Scott of SDM Marketing provided an interactive workshop on how to build a brand – before you build that
One of the best ways of increasing your productivity, improving customer satisfaction, and scaling your business is to create systems. Today we talked about how to do this, and some tools that can help. Matt of ML2 Solutions gave an overview of CRMs and how they can help systemize your business. Randy talked about the